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Robert Deschenes, Ph.D.

Administrative Appointment: Associate Dean
Primary Department: COLLEGE OF MEDICINE MOLECULAR MEDICINE
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Contacts
Email: rdeschen@health.usf.edu
Phone: (813) 974-6393
Office: MDC, 3535
Mailing address 12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. MDC 7
Tampa, FL 33612
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Education
  • PHD, Biochemistry, Purdue University, United States - 1984.
  • M.S., Biochemistry, Tufts University, USA - 1980.
  • B.A. , Biology, St. Michael's College, USA - 1977.
 
Interdisciplinary & Emerging Signature Programs
Cancer Biology.
 
Research Summary

The Deschenes research group and collaborators are currently focused in two general areas. The first deals with the posttranslational modification and the subcellular localization of cancer signal transduction proteins. The second deals with stress signaling and the characterization of histidine kinases.

 


Selected Publications

Positions Held
  • Director of Research (Cancer Center, Medical College of Wisconsin 2007 - 2008)
  • Professor and Chairman (Department of Biochemistry, Joseph F. Heil, Jr. Professor of Molecular Oncogenesis, Medical College of Wisconsin 2004 - 2008)
  • Vice Chair (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 2002 - 2004)
  • Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 2000 - 2004)
  • Director (Genetics Interdisciplinary Program, University of Iowa 1999 - 2004)
  • Associate Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 1995 - 2000)
  • Assistant Professor (Department of Biochemistry, University of Iowa 1989 - 1994)
  • Postdoctoral Fellow (Department of Molecular Biology , Princeton University 1984 - 1989)

Memberships
  • AAAS (Fellow, 2013 - Present)
  • ASBMB (Member, 1990 - Present)


Awards/Honors
  • Basil O'Connor Scholar (1989-1992) (March of Dimes - 1987)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1987-1989) (National Institutes of Health - 1987)
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow (1985-1987) (Anna Fuller Cancer Fund - 1985)
  • Fellowship (American Diabetes Association Summer Research Fellow - 1983)
  • Fellowship (1981-1983) (David Ross Research Fellow - 1981)



Profile last modified on 09/02/2014